1. Top Acts Petition Against Seven-Year Law

    January 24, 2002 12:00 AM EST In a day of high-profile lobbying, Don Henley, Courtney Love, Carole King, Beck, Stevie Nicks, and Sheryl Crow, along with the Deftones, Steve Berlin (Los Lobos), Paul Doucette (matchbox twenty), and In a day of high-profile lobbying, Don Henley, Courtney Love, Carole King, Beck, Stevie Nicks…

  2. Billboard Bits: Phish, Weezer, 'Attack Of The Clones'

    January 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Phish, Weezer, 'Attack Of The Clones' Phish may be on a long-term hiatus, but its four members recently regrouped to record dialogue for the April 7 episode of Fox's "The Simpsons," according to a spokesperson. The episode features a previously recorded live…

  3. Pop Stars Pepper New Teen Flick

    January 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST Pop music fans will want to pick up a copy of "Longshot," due March 26 on DVD from Spartan Home Entertainment. The film features cameo appearances by some of the biggest names in teen pop, including B Pop music fans will want to pick up a copy of "Longshot," due March 26…

  4. John Paul Jones Summons 'Thunder'

    January 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST Former Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones will release a new album in the U.K. on Feb. 18 and take part in a charity concert in Manchester, England, on Sunday (Jan. 27), both featuring special guest Former Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones will release a new album in the U.K. on Feb. 18…

  5. Kasey Chambers Builds On Family's Dead-Ringer-Band Legacy

    January 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST From the first verse of the first track, Kasey Chambers' sophomore set, "Barricades & Brickwalls" (due Feb. 12 from Warner Bros.), bursts with passionate songwriting and a singing voice fraught wi From the first verse of the first track, Kasey Chambers' sophomore set, …

  6. Nelly Furtado Bolsters Tour Itinerary

    January 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST Nelly Furtado has added some 30 dates to her previously announced 2002 tour itinerary. The trek begins Jan. 28 in Victoria, British Columbia, and is scheduled to wrap April 18 in Toronto. Furtado will Nelly Furtado has added some 30 dates to her previously announced 2002 tour itinerary. The…

  7. Techno, Hip-Hop Stars Team Up For 'Blade 2'

    January 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST The Immortal soundtrack to the upcoming film "Blade 2" will feature a host of intriguing electronic/hip-hop collaborations, including tracks by Mos Def and Massive Attack, Gorillaz and Redman, Moby an The Immortal soundtrack to the upcoming film "Blade 2" will feature a…

  8. Sting, Armstrong Take Musical Golden Globes

    January 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST Sting won the Golden Globe for best original song - motion picture last night (Jan. 20) in Beverly Hills, Calif., for "Until ...," from the comedy "Kate & Leopold." The U.K. superstar's "My Funny Sting won the Golden Globe for best original song - motion…

  9. Zombie Feeling 'Sinister' On The Road

    January 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST Fresh off a trek with Ozzy Osbourne, Rob Zombie is planning a 34-date North American tour in support of his latest Interscope/Geffen album, "The Sinister Urge." The jaunt, with legendary punk band the Fresh off a trek with Ozzy Osbourne, Rob Zombie is planning a 34-date North…

  10. McCartney, Clapton For Golden Jubilee?

    January 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST When Queen Elizabeth and her fellow citizens celebrate her 50th year as monarch this June, the Queen's Golden Jubilee will be rocking. A number of Britain's top rockers, including Paul McCartney, Eric When Queen Elizabeth and her fellow citizens celebrate her 50th year as monarch…

  11. CHART BEAT BONUS

    January 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST Chart-based stories on Creed, Kylie Minogue, Golden Globe nominees, and the Swiss pop charts. 'WEATHERED' MEN: Creed remains No. 1 on The Billboard 200 for the eighth week in a row with "Weathered" (Wind-up); it's the longest consecutive run at the top since the…

  12. Creed Scores An Eighth Week At No. 1

    January 17, 2002 12:00 AM EST Creed's "Weathered" has joined 'N Sync's "No Strings Attached" (Jive) and Eminem's "The Marshall Mathers LP" (Web/AftermathInterscope) as the only albums in the SoundScan era that have held No. 1 on T Creed's "Weathered" has…

  13. Billboard Bits: George Harrison, NIN, Wynonna

    January 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on George Harrison, Nine Inch Nails, Wynonna George Harrison's widow has accused her former brother-in-law of stealing Harrison memorabilia, then trying to sell it the day after the former Beatle died. California Superior Court Judge Dzintra I. Janavs on Friday granted a temporary…

  14. Super Bowl To Explode With Music

    January 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST The festivities surrounding Super Bowl XXXVI will be brimming with musical entertainment, and plenty of it will be televised during the Fox network's extensive coverage of the game and the pre-game ci The festivities surrounding Super Bowl XXXVI will be brimming with musical…

  15. Paul McCartney To Lead Super Bowl Tribute

    January 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST Beatles great Paul McCartney has signed on to lead "a tribute to the spirit of everyday heroes" during the pre-game show for Super Bowl XXXVI, set for Feb. 3 at the New Orleans Superdome. When contact Beatles great Paul McCartney has signed on to lead "a tribute to the spirit…

  16. Billboard Bits: Jagger, Mission Of Burma, Berry/Richard

    January 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Mick Jagger, Mission Of Burma, Chuck Berry/Little Richard Mick Jagger will appear on an episode of the Fox animated series "The Simpsons" this season, according to the network. The Rolling Stones vocalist recorded his voice-over for the program last week, but the details…

  17. Adam Ant Arrested In London

    January 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST Adam Ant, whose self-styled "Ant Music" made him an international star in the 1980s, was arrested after an alleged incident in a London pub on Saturday night and has been charged with assault and poss Adam Ant, whose self-styled "Ant Music" made him an international star…

  18. Paul Westerberg Returns In 'Stereo' & 'Mono'

    January 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST After a three-year absence from the music biz, Paul Westerberg is to return April 23 with a two-CD set on Los Angeles independent label Vagrant that spans both sides of his musical personality. The pa After a three-year absence from the music biz, Paul Westerberg is to return April 23 with a…

  19. No Distractions

    January 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST In recent years, the Southern gospel music community has lost some of its best-loved talents, among them Rex Nelon, Glen Payne, and J.D. Sumner. In recent years, the Southern gospel music community has lost some of its best-loved talents, among them Rex Nelon, Glen Payne, and J.D. Sumner. For…

  20. New Waits Songs On Bluesy 'Big Bad Love' Soundtrack

    January 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Two new songs from gravel-voiced singer/songwriter Tom Waits will grace the blues-heavy soundtrack to the upcoming film "Big Bad Love." The artist contributes "Long Way Home" and "Jayne's Blue Wish" t Two new songs from gravel-voiced singer/songwriter Tom…

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